Girish has 18+ years of multi-faceted experience in the IT industry starting from database engineering, customer support, solution architecture design and implementation, technical pre sales to leading international teams in complex large scale engagements. He is a globally recognized thought-leader in the industry in the areas of Data / Big Data, prescriptive and predictive analytics, and insights visualization with effective story telling skills. He has significant experience in asset creation and reuse having 15 filed patents, 16 published disclosures and more than 20 publications in renowned international journals. Currently he is a Senior Principal Director for Accenture Digital Consulting focusing on Applied Intelligence, AI, Data Analytics to innovate and drive the adoption cutting edge technologies across business domains and geographies.